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GAS VERSUS ELECTRIC HEATING: WHICH IS MORE COST-EFFECTIVE FOR AUSTRALIAN HOMES?

Ever consider the best heating solutions for your home? Whether you are building, renovating, or questioning your heating choice as winter sets in, exploring the right heating system can be a game-changer, ensuring your comfort during the colder months. Let this be your guide for we’ll be weighing the pros and cons of gas versus […]

GAS SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE: A CHECKLIST FOR THE UPCOMING WINTER

As the chill of winter approaches in Australia, it’s crucial to ensure that your gas appliances are in top-notch condition for both safety and efficiency. Regular maintenance of these appliances can prevent potential hazards and ensure they operate at peak efficiency during the colder months. Remember, carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that […]

2024 WINTER IN AUSTRALIA: EMBRACING WARMTH AND SUSTAINABILITY

As the southern hemisphere tilts away from the sun, Australia welcomes the winter season with a unique blend of mild chill and sunny days. The 2024 winter in Australia is forecasted to be one of the warmest on record for the continent, with temperatures expected to be 1-2 degrees Celsius above average. The unusual warmth […]

DAYLIGHT-SAVING TIME: ASSESSING THE ENERGY IMPACT IN AUSTRALIA

As daylight-saving time (DST) concludes in Australia, the nation witnesses a subtle yet significant shift in its daily rhythm. This annual adjustment, which will see clocks reverting to standard time on April 7, 2024, is more than just gaining an extra hour of sleep. It’s a practice deeply rooted in history and aimed at energy […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR POWER OUTAGES AND EMERGENCIES

Australia is a beautiful country, but it also faces many natural hazards that can cause power outages. Bushfires, storms, floods, cyclones, and heatwaves can all damage power infrastructure and disrupt electricity supply. Power outages can affect essential services, communication, food safety, and health. It is crucial to be well-prepared to make sure that you and […]

Smart Meters in Australia: What You Need to Know

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What is a smart meter? A smart meter is a digital device with a two-way communication system that measures when and how much electricity you use. It records the energy you use in at least 30-minute intervals and sends the information to your retailer daily. Your retailer can read the meter remotely, without the need […]

Move-in Made Easy: House Moving Tips from Professional Removalists

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Moving to a new house can be an exciting experience, but it can also be stressful and overwhelming. Moving house can be tedious and time-consuming, from packing and decluttering to organising utilities and updating your address. To make the process easier, we’ve compiled a list of house moving tips from professional removalists. Follow these tips […]

Energy Bill Relief: List of Residential Concessions, Rebates, and Assistance in NSW

Man budgeting expenses needing energy bill relief

Whether you are an Australian homeowner or renter, you may be eligible for various energy bill relief programs. In these trying times, these rebates can help you reduce your utility bills and improve your home’s comfort and sustainability. In this blog post, we will provide a list of some of the available schemes in NSW, […]

The Impact of Using Energy-Efficient Appliances on Your Home’s Energy Consumption

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As a homeowner, energy prices might account for a significant amount of your monthly expenses. One method to cut these costs is to switch to energy-efficient appliances. Here are some ways these energy-saving gadgets can minimise your home’s energy consumption, as well as what to buy and what features to look for while purchasing. Perks […]